Ameara Blackwell is a trained hip hop dancer, whose dance career started about 10-11 years ago. As a child, she was on the dance ministry at her church. Ameara officially began her dance training at B.Funk Dance Company under the direction of Becky Funk. Between 2013-2014 Ameara was accepted on B.Funk’s competition crew. It was during this time that Ameara began to find her love for dance and performing. After leaving B.Funk in 2014, Ameara stepped out of her comfort zone and began to take ballet and modern classes for a year. She trained in these styles with Morton Street dance center under the direction of Donna Jacobs. In 2015, Ameara joined Future Shock, a non-profit, hip hop based dance company. Here she trained in various styles of hip hop and also found her love as a freestyler. She danced with Future Shock for 2 years then took a break for a season. Ameara danced with her high school’s dance company before graduating in 2018.
After graduating high school, Ameara went back to dance with Future Shock and finished her last 2 seasons as a youth dancer with the company. While on Future Shock, Ameara performed in various places such as San Diego, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Chicago. In May of 2020, Ameara graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County with her AFA Degree in dance. As a dance major at CCBC, Ameara began as well as continued to train in various styles of dance such as ballet, modern, jazz, and tap. She was also selected to be a part of the CCBC dance company throughout her 2 years. In the near future, Ameara hopes to build a dance brand that creates concept videos based on current events happening in the world. She hopes that her concept videos will bring awareness and encouragement.